Thursday, January 17, 2019
3.5mm audio connector

Goodbye 3.5mm jack: Apple set to eliminate legacy connector and that’s a good thing

Tomorrow Apple is set to unveil the iPhone 7. Rumors are that the new iPhone will be the first mobile device to jettison the...
Like many retailers, Best Buy is offering Cyber Monday deals on audio and home theater.

CyberMonday Audiophile Deals

CyberMonday, the Monday after Black Friday, is another day that retailers attempt to entice consumers with the promise of deeply discounted wares.  So what...

New Hi-Res Music from AIX Records Arrives

  Today, a hi-res music disc set from AIX records arrived.  The first is a DVD audio featuring Stravinsky and Ravel.  The...
Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever recorded, moves westward towards Florida. Photo credit: NOAA

Hurricanes and disasters: The case for Radio

Hurricane Harvey has flooded Houston and devastated a large swath of Texas. On the horizon, hurricane Irma—the most powerful Atlantic storm in recorded history—has...

I’ve Seen the Death of Physical Media and It’s the Wrong Thing Audiophiles are...

I happened to be at my local Best Buy store.  Other than Target and Walmart, I cannot immediately think of...

Krell Factory Tour: A Behind the Scenes Look at What Makes Krell One of...

For more than 30 years, Krell has been virtually synonymous with the pinnacle of high end audio. In a way, it’s fitting. The company's...
Audiophile talk over coffee becomes heated when the topic of exotic cables comes up.

An Audiophile’s Blind Obsession With Cables: A misguided focus can ruin your system

I was sitting with some friends over drinks a few weeks ago when one of them shared details about his newest acquisition, a pair of speakers....

The Power of Music’s Emotive Quality—A Tale of the iPhone and the Sony Hi-Res...

  Today I was at one of my favorite, local coffee shops. I don't know what it is about a café's ambiance...

Hi-Res Audio Test: Looks Like I Got Two of Three Right in the Experiment

I downloaded the test files from AVS Forum for the high resolution audio experiment.  I played them on the Benchmark - Revel system combination....

Why David Pogue is Right About the Pono Player and High Resolution Music

When David Pogue wrote his sizzling review about legendary rocker Neil Young's high resolution Pono music player, David made some major waves,—at least with...

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